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Rancho Sespe

Project at a Glance

Since 2001, the Rancho Sespe project, a program of Full Circle Learning, has served the children of migrant families in Ventura County, California.  They offer a summer program that focuses on helping students achieve academic excellence while building character strength, creativity and conflict resolution skills.

IMPACT
In 2013
• 55 students ages 1 - 18 were served
• The themes this year were Seflessness, Vision Seeking, Advocacy, and Dedication
• This program not only serves the children but provides for qualified members of the immigrant community to serve the children of their community


 

About the Project

Background and History

Programs

Stories

1 needs for this project

Educational Needs

Total 2014 Need: $10,375

Help us fund this summer program:
-Teachers salaries - $7,615
-Student transportation/Field Trips - $460
-Learning materials - $300
-Administration(program support, insurance & taxes - $2,000

(For more details on the total need download our 2013 Annual Report - Available soon under About Us: Donor Relations)

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Location


Recent updates

1 Oct 2013

Everyone Can Be a Hero!


This year the Rancho Sespe summer program in California ran for four weeks and served 55 students ages 14 months through 18 years.  The theme throughout was Habits of Heroes and the students learned about the habits practiced by true heroes such as advocacy, selflessness, vision seeking, and dedication.  In this wonderful program[…] KEEP READING

6 Jun 2013

Practicing the Habits of Givers

It's that time of year again when kids in many areas are getting out of school for the summer.  For 11 years, the Rancho Sespe project, a program of Full Circle Learning, has served the children of migrant families in Ventura County, California.  They offer a summer program that focuses on helping students achieve academic excellence […] KEEP READING

6 Jan 2013

A Thriving Summer School

The 2012 Rancho Sespe summer school successfully served 50 students (ages 2 – 17). This program focuses on giving their students the tools to practice the habits they work on during the summer back in their own communities. This year everyone dedicated their summer to practicing the habits of ‘Givers’ and concentrated on Sacrifice[…] KEEP READING

7 Sep 2011

To Give Rather Than Take

Last year, Rancho Sespe in southern California had approx. 100 students, ages 1 through 18, enrolled in its summer school program. The students had the opportunity to participate in eight major service projects throughout the summer, with four global partners and four local recipients, in addition to many acts of service within their own communitie[…] KEEP READING

26 Aug 2011

To Serve is to Lead and to Lead is to Serve

Three years ago, amid the nurseries and agricultural fields between the towns of Piru and Fillmore, California, Mona Foundation began supporting the Rancho Sespe summer project.

Rancho Sespe has changed hundreds of students’ vision and their desire to give back to their community. One shining example is Gorgonio Tobias, better known[…] KEEP READING

18 Aug 2011

Planters of Peace

In a migrant housing development near Fillmore, CA approx. 100 children and youth between the ages of 2 and 18 strive to become 'planters of peace' in their corner of the world. Prior to 2002, the children of migrant farmers in this area had no where to go during the hot summer months while their parents worked, and were surrounded by gang […] KEEP READING

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